VACAVILLE (CBS13) — Thousands of Solano County residents were forced to leave with only the bare necessities as the LNU Lightning Complex Fires grew out of control. Many people are still waiting to find out if they’ll have a home to come back to.
Bright flames and smoke brought an early morning wake-up call for John Moya who said he only had minutes to escape.
“We are alive, we are alive, everyone is okay,” he said. “You could feel the heat and the wind blowing from the fire and the ash, it was too hot, I said, ‘We don’t have time, let’s just get out of here.’”
Moya’s home is one of the few still standing in his neighborhood on English Hills Road.
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